Definitions for IRKɜrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to irritate, annoy, or exasperate.

Origin of irk:

1300–50; ME: to grow tired, tire < ON yrkja to work, c. OE wyrcan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gall, irk(verb)

    irritate or vex

    "It galls me that we lost the suit"


  1. irk(Verb)

    to irritate; annoy; bother

    It irks me to do all this work and have someone destroy it.

  2. Origin: From irken, from yrkja, from wurkijanan, from werǵ-. Cognate with yrkja, yrka, wyrcan, wyrcean. More at work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irk(verb)

    to weary; to give pain; to annoy; -- used only impersonally at present

Anagrams of IRK

  1. kir

Translations for IRK

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


any one section of mankind, having a particular set of characteristics which make it different from other sections

the Negro race; the white races; (also adjective) race relations.

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